Filipino Brewery of the Month: Baguio Brewery

Baguio Brewery has an amazing selection of craft beers, great views, and a friendly, festive atmosphere.

 

Only a three-four hour drive from Manila is one of the Philippines’ best craft beer finds: Baguio Brewery. Lots of craft beer in bottles, cans, and on tap. Good food, great views, and friendly people await at this cool brewery in Baguio City.

Photo of Baguio Brewery's beers.

With their huge selection of beers, you finally have a reason to stay more than one day in Baguio. Stick around a few nights and work your way through their tap list. When you go, grab a few six packs in their burlap sacks for your journey.

Baguio Brewery upper deck and beers.

With a rooftop seating area, you can enjoy views of the city and countryside while waiting for your food. Try to refrain yourself from racing through your first pint just to get to the next one a little faster. Slow down; enjoy the moment.

Visiting Baguio Brewery

There are two ways to get to Baguio: either via private car or bus (all by land). Since the building of a new national highway, the travel from Manila to Baguio is only around 3-4 hours. 

Baguio Brewery is in a very easy access location on Ben Palispis Highway, Baguio, Benguet. Most travelers to Baguio stay it the heart of the city either in or near Session Road as it is near restaurants, transportation, fast food chains, shops and from low to high standard hotels. From Session Road, it is about 3.5KM.

1. First, head southeast on Upper Session Rd toward Session Rd.

2. Eventually, Upper Session Rd turns slightly right and becomes T. M. Kalaw St.

3. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Harrison Rd.

4. Then turn left onto Gov. Pack Rd.

5. Finally, merge onto Agoo – Baguio Road/Aspiras – Palispis Hwy/Ben Palispis Hwy.

If you choose to commute, from Session road, you can either take a taxi or a jeepney. Taxi rates will be around P81 ($1.73). Jeepney rate will be around P40 (81 cents).

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